Tag: ESC 2020

ESC 2020 Congress: ISCHEMIA trial suggests invasive approach benefits high risk...

An invasive approach involving either percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) may be beneficial in high risk stable ischaemic heart...

ESC 2020 Congress: No discernible effect on saphenous vein graft patency...

According to findings of the POPular CABG trial, the addition of ticagrelor to aspirin after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery did not reduce...

ESC 2020 Congress: AF associated with long-term mortality in primary PCI...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with long-term mortality in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), irrespective of left ventricular (LV) function, a study...

ESC 2020 Congress: POPular TAVI findings point to aspirin-only antiplatelet strategy

The POPular TAVI trial has challenged current recommendations on antiplatelet treatment after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients not taking oral anticoagulation. Findings...

ESC Congress 2020: Mavacamten improves heart function in HCM patients

Mavacamten (MyoKardia) improves heart function and symptoms in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), according to results of the EXPLORER-HCM trial presented in a...

ESC 2020 Congress: TMVR with Tendyne results in favourable LV remodelling

Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) with the Tendyne device (Abbott) results in favourable left-sided chamber remodelling in the majority of patients one month after...

ESC Congress 2020: Society publishes new guidelines on congenital heart disease,...

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has issued new guidelines, published online today in the European Heart Journal and on the ESC website, for...

ESC 2020 Congress: EMPEROR-Reduced finds reduced mortality risk in HFrEF patients...

Empagliflozin reduces the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalisation for heart failure in patients with heart failure and a reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), according...

Philips expands cardiovascular ultrasound portfolio with Affiniti CVx

Philips announced today the latest addition to its portfolio of dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound solutions—Affiniti CVx. The system aims to support cardiology departments in delivering...

ESC 2020 Congress: Digital platform takes congress to a wider audience

Ahead of the 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, taking place from 29 August–1 September, the event’s scientific chair Marco Roffi (University Hospitals...

COVID-19: ESC Congress 2020 to become a completely virtual event

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is, for the first time in its 70-year history, to hold its annual meeting (ESC Congress) 100% online....